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Hennis v. United States

Petition for certiorari denied on January 11, 2021
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
20-301 C.A.A.F. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2020

Issues: (1) Whether the offenses for which the petitioner, Timothy Hennis, was tried and acquitted in state court constituted offenses “for which [he] cannot be tried in the courts of . . . any State”; (2) whether 10 U.S.C. § 803(a) is unconstitutional insofar as it allowed the government to court-martial Hennis only because the double jeopardy clause would have barred his retrial in a state court; and (3) whether the Constitution bars the military from subjecting servicemembers to capital trials for non-military offenses.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Sep 04 2020Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due October 9, 2020)
Sep 30 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response from October 9, 2020 to November 9, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.
Oct 02 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including November 9, 2020.
Oct 08 2020Brief amicus curiae of Air Force Appellate Defense Division filed.
Nov 06 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response from November 9, 2020 to December 9, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.
Nov 09 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is further extended to and including December 9, 2020.
Dec 09 2020Brief of respondent United States of America in opposition filed.
Dec 21 2020Reply of petitioner Timothy B. Hennis filed. (Distributed)
Dec 23 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/8/2021.
Jan 05 2021Letter of January 5, 2021, from counsel for petitioner filed. (Distributed)
Jan 11 2021Petition DENIED.